Monday, March 24, 2008

1,000 WSOP Main Event Seats on PokerStars

By Pauly
New York City

PokerStars is gearing up for the 2008 WSOP. They are giving away 1,000 seats. This year's promotions include a special cash bonus for making the main event final table or making an TV table.

If you don't play on PokerStars, you can sign up for a Poker Stars account today.

Here's excerpts from the press release that I got from Poker Stars...
PokerStars Awarding Over 1,000 Seats to the 2008 WSOP; Largest Satellite in History Offers Richest Packages to Main Event

Douglas, Isle of Man - March 19, 2008, the world's largest online poker site, announced the launch of their WSOP satellite tournaments, where players can win prize packages worth $12,500.

PokerStars qualifiers who make it to the final table at the WSOP Main Event will win an automatic cash bonus, including a cool million for bringing home the Main Event trophy. Finish second, get a $400,000 bonus. Finish in third place, get $300,000. Finish in fourth-fifth or sixth-ninth and get $200,000 or $100,000 respectively. Cash bonuses of up to $50,000 also are available if a sponsored player makes it to a WSOP "TV table."

PokerStars will be sending over 1,000 players to the Main Event. Registered users can test their skills to win a ticket to the "Big Dance" for free at

The full prize package also includes:

$10,000 Main Event buy-in
$2,500 for expenses
Free hotel accommodations at the Palms for eight nights
Hotel suite upgrades for Supernova and Supernova Elite VIP members

PokerStars sends more players to the Main Event than any other site. Since 2002, over 3,600 qualifiers have won a seat by traveling the satellite route. In 2006, PokerStars qualifier Greg Raymer also went on to win the championship and $5 million.

To learn more about winning a seat to the WSOP, go to

If you don't have a PokerStars account, get one today! Download PokerStars.

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